Paid Sick Leave Category Archive


  • As Paid Sick Leave Battles Continue in States, Wisconsin’s Law Was Singled Out As “Most Notable”

    Arguably, the most notable preemption law was passed in Wisconsin in 2011, when legislators approved legislation that repealed Milwaukee’s sick leave law—even though it had passed by ballot initiative in 2008 with...

    Fortune, 02/11/2015
  • Walker’s #2 at DOA Abruptly Takes Leave of Absence; Is Moved to New State Job; House Gets Raided by FBI

    Three days after Cindy Archer was to have started her job as the legislative liaison at the state Department of Children and Families – and while she was already being paid sick...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/23/2011
  • Walker Signed Law Pre-empting Sick Day Ordinance and Voiding a Milwaukee Ordinance That Had Been Passed by Voters

    Gov. Scott Walker signed into law Thursday a measure that voids Milwaukee’s paid sick leave ordinance that was passed by voters in a referendum and upheld recently by the state Court of...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 05/05/2011
  • Big Business Anti-Sick Days Mouthpiece Racked Up Over 150 Taxpayer-Funded Sick Days

    MILWAUKEE — The paid business lobbyist who has served as the most vocal special interest opponent to allowing more than 120,000 hard-working Milwaukee citizens to earn modest paid sick leave benefits, accumulated...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/13/2008